English
We will be using 'The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas' as a classroom text and it will stimulate much of our topic learning. The genres of writing we will cover include:
*Narrative
*Arguments
*Persuasive writing
Year_6 Autumn 2 Curriculum Topics
Mathematics
Solving multi-step word problems will be a key focus over the half term. The topic areas we will cover are:
*Negative numbers
*Calculation including money
*Reflections and translations
Science: Living Things
In this topic we will be learning how to identify characteristics of all living things, classify living things into their groups and explain why classification is important.
How Has The World Learned From WWII?
History
Our topic of WWII will build upon the learning that took place in the Autumn term and we will be examining the following aspects of the topic
*Causes
*Concentration camps
*How people's daily lives were affected
Computing: Working online collaboratively
Our topic will push us to evaluate different software and purposes for working online. We will use our main topic as a basis for producing collaborative work.
PSHE & PE
*PE - our focus for Autumn 2 will be dance. P.E. sessions will be on Thursdays.

*PSHE - our e-safety focus for this half term involves personal safety when using messaging services.
We will also be exploring health and well-being in our PSHE lessons.
RE - How significant is it that Mary was Jesus' mother?
Our focus religion for the half term is Christianity. We will explore the idea of Mary's importance to the birth of Jesus Christ.